Kaethe Niederkirchner Str 7 - 10407 Berlin
Federal Archives Berlin
Berlin - finalist
- with Jonas Maria Schul, Copenhagen - The office file folder represents a classification system which keeps information accessible through verticality. 35’000 abstracted, upright placed folders create the inner courtyard’s floor surface. Almost like a scripture, they visualize the fascination of multitude and syntactic order. The garden itself is metaphor of archiving. The artistic concept consists of creating a vast bulb garden, A garden state of plant research which will grow with the continuously expanding hybrids. Complementary to the archiv’s permanence, this garden becomes representative of the institution’s flow of information.